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Old 03-06-2016, 07:30 AM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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Time to fold up the campaign Rubio ... Let the big boys take over


Little hands, Big Ego FlipFlopper Don is starting to sweat.
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Old 03-06-2016, 07:52 AM
 
Location: Chicago Area
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The running theory is that if Kasich and Rubio drop out ALL of their supporters will back Cruz. Seems that Trump thinks that's a load of BS and Trump is pretty much daring them to do it.

It seems like extremely wishful thinking to assume that all of Rubio's and Kasich's supporters will automatically back Cruz. Ted Cruz has his significant flaws as well. On the issues, he's more the extreme conservative than Trump is. Past history of Cruz suggests that he'd just create more gridlock as the man doesn't seem to know how to negotiate nor compromise. The biggest reasons I can think of to support Cruz over Trump come down to two simple things: Trumps big mouth and Trump's personal life scandals.
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Old 03-06-2016, 08:10 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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I think Trump's strategy is to play to Rubio's ego.

By telling him to dropout it challenges his ego and just makes him more determined to stay in. This in turn keeps the opposition to Trump divided and makes it easy for him to win the upcoming states. Then at the same time it makes Trump look strong and confident by declaring he wants Cruz one on one. Another win/win he has created for himself. Trump's campaign strategy has been running circles around the other guys.
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Old 03-06-2016, 08:16 AM
 
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I think Trump's strategy is to play to Rubio's ego.

By telling him to dropout it challenges his ego and just makes him more determined to stay in. This in turn keeps the opposition to Trump divided and makes it easy for him to win the upcoming states. Then at the same time it makes Trump look strong and confident by declaring he wants Cruz one on one. Another win/win he has created for himself. Trump's campaign strategy has been running circles around the other guys.
It is most likely reverse psychology to keep the vote split. But he will be shocked when he loses to Rubio in Florida and Kasich in Ohio.
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Old 03-06-2016, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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It is most likely reverse psychology to keep the vote split. But he will be shocked when he loses to Rubio in Florida and Kasich in Ohio.
What would ever make you think Trump would lose in either of these states?
Don't count on the home state advantage, especially in Florida.

Bob.
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Old 03-07-2016, 12:24 PM
 
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Trump should be careful what he wishes for. In a head to head two hour debate on policies and specific plans, and not made up of personal insults and stories, Cruz will rip Trump to shreds. Trump would be reduced to insults and yelling liar within 5 minutes. It would be the most lopsided debate in decades.
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Old 03-07-2016, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Little Marco will hang on until Florida, but after that he'll need to drop.
I think he has instructions to stay in and steal some votes, so the RNC can reject Trump via brokered convention.
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Old 03-07-2016, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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Time to fold up the campaign Rubio ... Let the big boys take over






Donald Trump: Marco Rubio should drop out of race - Business Insider
Ha ha, the same thing that the geniuses who want to stop Trump are calling for! I think Donald's right on this one. A smaller playing field increases his chances of winning the nomination.
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Old 03-07-2016, 01:04 PM
 
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Trump should be careful what he wishes for. In a head to head two hour debate on policies and specific plans, and not made up of personal insults and stories, Cruz will rip Trump to shreds. Trump would be reduced to insults and yelling liar within 5 minutes. It would be the most lopsided debate in decades.
Hasn't Trump stated that he will not do anymore debates? He knows he can't handle a one on one debate with Cruz on the issues. Trump is just being Trump. All hat, no cattle!
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Old 03-07-2016, 01:25 PM
 
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Hasn't Trump stated that he will not do anymore debates? He knows he can't handle a one on one debate with Cruz on the issues. Trump is just being Trump. All hat, no cattle!
He will have to, especially once it gets down to two candidates. If he refuses, everyone will say he's scared and thats a bad quality in a leader. If he shows, Cruz will expose him for the pathetic, liberal fraud he is. So he loses either way Im sure Cruz is chomping at the bit to get a one on one debate with Trump. Cruz graduated from Harvard Law, was an associate deputy attorney general, taught at the University of Texas law and a lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court nine times. He would destroy Trump in a one on one debate.
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